As Head Coach of the Royals 16U team, Matt brings a wealth of international and Canadian baseball experience, both as a player and as a coach.
Coach Mills' coaching pathway began overseas, working for Baseball New Zealand as a National Team Pitching Coach (15U), National Team Head Coach (18U) and National Development Officer over a nearly four-year period (2009-2012). During this time Matt won a National Championship as a player (West City 2010), two 18U National Championships as a Head Coach (Bayside Westhaven 2011,12) and helped grow the game locally and nationally.
After returning to Canada in 2012, and prior to joining the Royals Coaching Staff in 2014, Matt was Pitching Coach and head of recruiting for McMaster University baseball, as well as Head Coach of the Etobicoke Rangers Junior program (2012-14).
Coach Mills operates as the Infield Coordinator for the Ontario Royals along with his Executive and Head Coach roles with the program.